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Profiles in Leadership: Alex Cunningham

How to Find - and Use - Your Voice as an Enterprise Security Leader
Alex Cunningham, CISO, Advisor360°

As a cybersecurity leader, it's one thing to earn a seat at the senior management table, but it's quite another to find - and use - your voice in that role, says Alex Cunningham, CISO at Advisor360°, who discusses leadership and how to create a cybersecurity culture.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoards ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Cunningham discusses:

  • His career and accomplishments;
  • Key skills he uses in his role;
  • How to use leadership to inspire a culture of security throughout an enterprise.

Cunningham is a senior vice president and CISO at Advisor360°, a financial adviser SaaS platform provider, where he leads the strategic direction and execution of the company's information security, risk, governance and audit programs. Previously, he was the first CISO at Commonwealth Financial Network. Cunningham has held multiple information security leadership positions and has experience in the financial services, market research and military sectors in the U.S. and the U.K.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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